COVID-19 up 24 percent over two weeks ago (includes video story)

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, as 99 percent of Americans currently live in a county with a high level of infections.

The United States is averaging 1,800 new COVID-19 deaths every day. According to Johns Hopkins University, up 24 percent from two weeks ago.

The Delta variant is rapidly spreading across the nation and most of the outbreaks reported in the past 60 days come from K-12 schools.

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